The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Specialist
Rank - - 136
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £76,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-40.78% +60.00%
Senior Security Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1814 1582 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.08% 94.90% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1309 1627
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Specialist across the Cheshire region.

Senior Security Specialist Salary Trend in Cheshire

Senior Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Lumension
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Becrypt
2 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Snort
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee

Senior Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Websense
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) Qualys
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) Lumension
1 2 (50.00%) Becrypt
1 2 (50.00%) LogRhythm